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American Art: Background & Context

About this research guide

This research guide is limited to American Art resources.  See also the much larger Modern Art research guide.

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Peoples and genres

Searching OBIS

There are over 7,000 titles on the subject of American Art in OBIS. 

Keep a running list of both subject headings and keywords and use them to focus your research.

Subject Headings

Browse sub-headings used with Art, American to locate subjects focused on your topic. 

 

Librarian / Research Help

Contact:Barb Prior (she/her)
Clarence Ward Art Library
Top Floor, Venturi Art Building
bprior@oberlin.edu
440-775-8635



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